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Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 21, 2019

Report: Manny Machado Will Play Third Base for Padres 'From the Start'
Machado moving to third base will reportedly make room for top-prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. to takeover at shortstop.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 21, 2019

Shortstop Is Absolutely Loaded This Year. Which Ones Should You Target in Your Draft?
Shortstop is one of the deepest and most star-studded positions in fantasy baseball this year. Here's how to find the right one.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 21, 2019

MLB Rumors: Phillies 'Total Focus' on Signing Bryce Harper
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the free agency market enters the home stretch and teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 21, 2019

Top 100 MLB Players of 2019


Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

The News of Manny Machado's Deal With the Padres Surprised the Team. They Just Couldn't Express It.
Despite being the team that signed Manny Machado, the Padres were even caught off guard by Tuesday's biggest story.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

Jose Altuve is Still the King, but Second Base is Getting Stronger in Fantasy Leagues
Second base used to be a problem for fantasy owners, but with a pool of talent that only gets deeper by the season, that is no longer the case.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

Who Are the Best First Base Options in Fantasy Baseball This Year? Who Should You Avoid?
There isn't a consensus first-round first baseman this year, but there's still plenty of value out there. There are also some huge risks that should be avoided.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

Bryce Harper Rumors: Free Agent Has Turned Down Multiple $300 Million Offers
After Manny Machado's reported megadeal with the Padres, all eyes are on Bryce Harper's future home.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

Bryce Harper Rumors: Giants 'Have a Shot' at a Deal, Tough Road Ahead for Phillies
After Manny Machado's reported megadeal with the Padres, all eyes are on Bryce Harper's future home.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

Bryce Harper Rumors: Nationals Don't Plan to Offer Mega-Deal to Free Agent
After Manny Machado's reported megadeal with the Padres, all eyes are on Bryce Harper's future home.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 20, 2019

MLB Rumors: Padres Not Signing Bryce Harper After Manny Machado Deal
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the free agency market enters the home stretch and teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Mariano Rivera Calls Child Support Allegations 'Unfounded'
Mariano Rivera has been accused of failing to support two children he had in Panama.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

By Signing Manny Machado, Padres Have Foundation to Get Rebuild Off the Ground
Manny Machado brings some instability to the Padres, baseball's most consistently subpar team over the past eight seasons.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

By Signing Manny Machado, the Padres Finally Have the Foundation to Get This Reconstruction Project Off the Ground
Manny Machado brings some instability to the Padres, baseball's most consistently subpar team over the past eight seasons.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Exclusive: MLB Set to Pass New Rules Designed to Crack Down on Sign Stealing
Rob Manfred believed that the paranoia surrounding sign stealing was slowing down the game.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Watch: Bernie Sanders Laments Dodgers' Move From Brooklyn to Los Angeles in 1999 Movie
Bernie Sanders announced his presidential campaign for 2020 on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Rob Manfred Happy Manny Machado Landed in Small Market, Signed With Padres
Machado signed a 10-year, $300 million deal with San Diego on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Watch: Young Yankee Fan Didn't Want Any Part of Manny Machado
Sign this kid up for New York sports radio.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Manny Machado's 10-Year Contract With the Padres Proves Free Agency Isn't Broken After All
Manny Machado's mammoth deal with the Padres proved that the waiting game is simply the new normal in free agency.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Former Dodgers Ace, World Series Champion Don Newcombe Dies at 92
Newcombe retired in 1960 with 149 career wins and a 3.56 ERA.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Manny Machado Is Headed to the Padres, an Unexpected Destination With a Promising Future
San Diego is the new home for the 26-year-old superstar shortstop. How did that happen?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

White Sox, Executive VP Kenny Williams Shocked By Manny Machado Decision
Williams said Chicago, "had the best offer on the table."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Where Manny Machado's Deal with the Padres Ranks Among the Largest MLB Contracts In History
The Padres have given Manny Machado the second-largest contract in MLB history.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Bryce Harper Rumors: Padres Don't Rule Out Signing Him After Manny Machado Deal
Following reports of Manny Machado agreeing to a megadeal, it's likely only a matter of time before Bryce Harper finds a home, too.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Bryce Harper Rumors: Reportedly 'Unsure' About Phillies After Manny Machado Agrees to Padres Deal
Following reports of Manny Machado agreeing to a megadeal, it's likely only a matter of time before Bryce Harper finds a home, too.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Report: Padres, Manny Machado Agree to Biggest Free Agent Contract in History
The Padres emerged as suitors for Machado this offseason alongside the White Sox, Phillies and Yankees.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Three Simple Rules for Dating Trevor Bauer
"I have three rules," Bauer says. "One: no feelings."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Trevor Bauer: 'I Don't Go Out of My Way to Harass Anybody'
In January, Bauer got entangled in a Twitter exchange with a college student which she told USA Today left her in tears for three days.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

Trevor Bauer Is More Concerned With Being Right Than Being Liked
He's the ultimate self-made star: an average (if that) athlete who leveraged a sharp baseball intellect and obsession with data into a Cy Young candidacy. He knows a whole lot than the rest of us don't. So why does he act like he wants us to despise him?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

MLB rumors: All Eyes on Bryce Harper After Padres Reportedly Land Manny Machado
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the free agency market enters the home stretch and teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 19, 2019

MLB Rumors: White Sox Still in the Hunt for Manny Machado Despite Padres Offer
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the free agency market enters the home stretch and teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy to Retire After 2019 Season
Bochy is entering his 13th season with the Giants.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

Kris Bryant Willing to Clear Air With Yadier Molina After Calling St. Louis 'Boring'
In January, Bryant jokingly called St. Louis was "boring" during an interivew with former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster during a fan convention.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

Fantasy Baseball Debate: Xander Bogaerts vs. Gleyber Torres
Xander Bogaerts and Gleyber Torres are on opposite sides of one of the most storied rivalries in professional sports. They're also on opposite sides of this entry in our fantasy baseball debate series.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

Instead of Honestly Addressing the Players' Discontent, Rob Manfred Chose to Fan the Flames
Rob Manfred could have empathized with the horde of frustrated players and an angry union. He snarled at them instead.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

Rickey Henderson Says Al Davis Wanted Him to Play Football, A's Didn't Allow It
Rickey Henderson is a Baseball Hall of Famer. He wanted to play in the NFL as well, but he says the A's wouldn't let him.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

MLB Rumors: Padres Make Big Offers To Machado, Harper
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 18, 2019

MLB Rumors: Padres Make Big Offers To Manny Machado, Bryce Harper
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the free agency market enters the home stretch and teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

Rob Manfred Denies Tanking, Says 'Every Single Team Wants to Win'
Manfred said a slow offseason does not mean teams aren't trying to win.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

Commissioner Rob Manfred: 'You Will See Pitch Clocks' in Spring Training
Manfred is undecided on using a pitch clock in the 2019 regular season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

Yankees' Aaron Judge Healthy Going Into Spring Training
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is fully healthy entering spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

Every MLB Win Total for 2019 Regular Season
Can the Yankees reach their Vegas win total of 96.5 for the 2019 regular season?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

MLB Rumors: Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman Wants Long-Term Deal
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper, Phillies Talks 'Intensify', Other Teams in Mix
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 17, 2019

MLB Rumors: 'Things Heating Up' With Bryce Harper, Phillies Favorite
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 16, 2019

LeBron James, Derek Jeter, More Honor CC Sabathia After He Formally Announces Retirement
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia formally announced his plan to retire after the 2019 season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 16, 2019

Tim Tebow on Decision to Turn Down AAF Offer: 'It Was Easy'
Tebow said he was "all-in on baseball" upon his arrival to spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 16, 2019

MLB Trade Rumors: Bryce Harper Reportedly 'In the Mood to Celebrate'
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Adam Wainwright Worried About Mid-Season Strike, Players Walking Out
Adam Wainwright is concerned that the cool Hot Stove this offseason could lead to a strike.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Yankees Reliever Danny Farquhar Throws First Bullpen Session Since Brain Hemorrhage Surgery
Farquhar underwent surgery after collapsing from a ruptured aneurysm after pitching for the White Sox last season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Addison Russell: 'I Am Sorry for the Hurt I Have Caused Melisa'
Cubs shortstop Addison Russell apologized to his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, and said he's working on becoming "a better person."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Yankees Ace Luis Severino Is the Latest Player to Take Guaranteed Money, a Trend Likely to Grow
Four players with bright futures signed contract extensions instead of risking free agency a couple years from now. Is this the new trend for promising young players?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Dustin Pedroia Wishes He Didn't Have Knee Surgery After 2017 Season
Pedroia played just three games in 2018.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Yankees SP Luis Severino Agrees to Four-Year, $40 Million Extension
Friday's extension will cover the four years of arbitration remaining on Severino's contract.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

Tommy Giordano, MLB's Oldest Scout, Dies at 93
Giordano, known as "T-bone," spent more than seven decades in a variety of baseball roles.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 15, 2019

MLB Rumors: Padres Met With Manny Machado For Second Time
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as teams gear up for spring training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

Fantasy Baseball Debate: Paul Goldschmidt vs. Freddie Freeman
Paul Goldschmidt and Freddie Freeman are atop the fantasy baseball rankings at first base, but who's the better option? Our writers tackle that question in this edition of our fantasy baseball debate series.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

Astros GM Jeff Lunhow Says Agreement Was in Place for Bryce Harper Trade Before 2018 Deadline
Harper is still on the free-agent market as teams report to Spring Training.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

Report: Jorge Polanco Finalizing a Seven-Year Extension with the Twins
Shortstop Jorge Polanco's extension is expected to be worth around $25 million.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

Report: Twins Finalizing Extensions with Jorge Polanco, Max Kepler
The Twins are reportedly finalizing extensions with SS Jorge Polanco and RF Max Kepler.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

Indians' Trevor Bauer Calls Hearing's Ending 'Character Assassination'
All-Star pitcher Trevor Bauer says the final 10 minutes of his salary arbitration hearing with the Cleveland Indians was "character assassination."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

MLB Rumors: Yankees Begin Extension Talks With Luis Severino
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

MLB Rumors: Padres Met With Manny Machado This Week
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 14, 2019

MLB Rumors: Twins Agree to Five-Year Extensions with Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 13, 2019

One Hundred Days of Solitude: Analyzing the Slow, if Amusing Crawl of Free Agency in 2019
We're more than 100 days past the beginning of free agency. We can all agree it has looked a lot different than we anticipated.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 13, 2019

Middle Relievers Need Love Too! Why Non-Closers Like Dellin Betances Are Valuable Fantasy Assets
Teams are using their bullpens more differently than ever, meaning you can find incredible fantasy value in pitchers who don't log saves.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 13, 2019

Report: Phillies, RHP Aaron Nola Agree to Four-Year, $45 Million Deal
Nola's new deal with the Phillies includes a club option for a fifth season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 13, 2019

MLB Rumors: Shohei Ohtani Expected to Return to Angels in May
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 13, 2019

White Sox, Giants Top Sleeper Picks on 2019 World Series Odds
Betting on where top free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado will ultimately land could turn your MLB futures into enormous values.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 12, 2019

Report: Former Yankees Catcher Jorge Posada to Join Derek Jeter, Marlins Front Office
Posada won five World Series with Jeter and the Yankees.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 12, 2019

Royals Pitcher Yordano Ventura's Guaranteed Money Still Unpaid Two Years After His Death
Ventura had $20.25 million in guaranteed money remaining on his contract, which was supposed to be paid to his estate.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 12, 2019

Report: Mets Ace Jacob deGrom Sets Contract Extension Deadline
National League Cy Young award winner Jacob deGrom has informed the Mets he will not negoiate a new deal during the season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 12, 2019

Mets, Ace Jacob deGrom Sets Contract Extension Deadline
National League Cy Young award winner Jacob deGrom has informed the Mets he will not negoiate a new deal during the season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 12, 2019

MLB Rumors: Yankees Will Continue To Check In On Manny Machado
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 12, 2019

MLB Rumors: Bryce Harper Not Considering Short-Term Deals in Free Agency
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 11, 2019

Astros SP Justin Verlander Says Free Agency System is 'Broken'
Verlander will be a free agent in 2020.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 11, 2019

Yankees, Red Sox Top Betting Board for 2019 World Series Odds
The Red Sox knocked out the Yankees 3-1 in last year's ALDS, but oddsmakers have New York as the overall favorite to win the World Series this upcoming season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 11, 2019

MLB Couldn't Stop Kyler Murray From Playing Football, But His Decision Is Cause for Worry
Kyler Murray's decision to play football isn't an enormous loss for baseball, but it should be cause for worry.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 11, 2019

Is Bryce Harper a Fit With the Giants?
Is San Francisco an ideal destination for the star outfielder?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 11, 2019

Blurry Spring Training Photos Mean Baseball Is Finally Back
Baseball is in the air.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 11, 2019

MLB rumors: Indians Unlikely To Trade Corey Kluber This Offseason
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 10, 2019

MLB Trade Rumors: Mike Moustakas Return to Brewers 'Inevitable'
Get the latest scoops, news and rumors during the MLB offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 09, 2019

Giants SP Madison Bumgarner Tells Bruce Bochy He Won't Pitch After Opener
Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said San Francisco would explore using an opener in 2019.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 09, 2019

MLB Rumors: Yankees Offered Manny Machado $220 Million Contract
Check out the latest news and rumors from the MLB Hot Stove.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 09, 2019

MLB Rumors: Yankees Reportedly Offered Manny Machado $220 Million Contract
Check out the latest news and rumors from the MLB Hot Stove.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 09, 2019

MLB Rumors: Giants "Giving It a Shot" to Pursue Bryce Harper
Check out the latest news and rumors from the MLB Hot Stove.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: League Focused on Pace of Play, Won't Expand DH Yet
It does not look like the league will be implementing changes as bold as a universal designated hitter in 2019.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

Commissioner Says MLB's Focus Is on New Rays Stadium in St. Petersburg
The Rays are continuing to look for a new stadium site after their plans to move to Tampa fell through.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

President Trump Pays Tribute to the Late Frank Robinson, Says He's a 'Big Fan'
Donald Trump honors Frank Robinson one day after the Hall of Famer's death.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

Report: Indians SS Francisco Lindor to Miss Opening Day With Calf Strain
Lindor finished top ten in the AL MVP voting in each of the last three seasons.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

Jose Abreu, Kyle Hendricks Lead the 2019 Edition of Fantasy Baseball's Boring All-Stars
It's fun for your fantasy team to have sizzle, but sometimes you need safe, boring players.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

Barack Obama, Cal Ripken Jr., More Pay Tribute to the Late Frank Robinson
Many people have paid tribute to Hall of Famer Frank Robinson after he died on Thursday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 08, 2019

MLB Rumors: Yankees Not Ruling Out Signing Another Star Player
Check out the latest news and rumors from the MLB Hot Stove.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

Frank Robinson's Passion and Devotion to Baseball Set Him Apart From All Others
America lost one its great noble warriors on Thursday with the passing of the legendary Frank Robinson. He was a pioneer for the game of baseball and a role model for what it means to compete fully and relentlessly.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

The Trailblazing, Uncompromising Baseball Life of Frank Robinson
What Frank Robinson achieved on the field spoke for itself, but the Hall of Famer never truly got the credit he deserved as a player or pioneer.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

Report: Mets, Marlins and Yankees Discussed Trade Including Noah Syndergaard, J.T. Realmuto
The Mets, Marlins and Yankees reportedly discussed a three-team trade that included J.T. Realmuto and Noah Syndergaard.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

Report: Major League Baseball to Rename Disabled List to 'Injured List'
The changes are being made out of concern that the term DL falsely conflates the concepts of disability and injury.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

Phillies Acquire J.T. Realmuto to Continue Their Active, But Unfinished Offseason
The Phillies outbid a host of other teams to acquire J.T. Realmuto from the Marlins. Is Bryce Harper next?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

The Baseball World Pays Tribute to the Late Frank Robinson
Upon news of Frank Robinson's passing, the baseball world paid their respects to one of the game's all-time greats.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Feb 07, 2019

Hall of Fame Outfielder, MLB's First Black Manager Frank Robinson Dies at 83
Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982 after a legendary MLB career.

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